Other Online Resources for Professional Advisors

The following links are to web sites that might be of interest to you as a professional advisor. If you know of a web site that you'd like to recommend be included in our list, please contact us with the site name and address, along with a brief description.


American Bankers Association (www.aba.com)

American Bar Association (www.abanet.org)

American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (www.actec.org)

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (www.aicpa.org)

American Society of Association Executives (www.asaenet.org)

Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards (www.cfp-board.org)

College for Financial Planning (www.cffp.edu)

Development Training Institute (www.dtinational.org)

The Financial Planning Association (www.fpanel.org)

International Association for Registered Financial Planners (www.iarfc.org)

Investment Management Consultant Association (www.imca.org)

National Association of Estate Planners and Councils (www.naepc.org)

National Association of Fundraising Professionals (www.nsfre.org)

National Association of Personal Financial Advisors (www.napfa.org)

Partnership for Philanthropic Planning (www.pppnet.org)


American Institute of Philanthropy (www.charitywatch.org) — a national charity watchdog service whose purpose is to help donors make informed giving decisions.

Center for the Study of Philanthropy at City University of New York (www.philanthropy.org) — provides information on world-wide philanthropy, including multicultural, international and women’s philanthropy.

Network for Good (www.networkforgood.org) — a nonprofit organization that helps people get more involved in their communities — from volunteering and donating money, to speaking out on issues.

The National Center for Charitable Statistics (http://nccs.urban.org) — serves as the national repository of statistical information on the nation’s not-for-profit sector. Information is obtained from the Internal Revenue Service and other agencies.

National Center for Family Philanthropy (www.ncfp.org) — focuses on matters of importance to families engaged in philanthropy and how they can make their giving more effective.


The Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action (ARNOVA) (www.arnova.org) — is an international, interdisciplinary membership organization that includes scholars and not-for-profit leaders fostering the creation, application and dissemination of research on voluntary action, nonprofit organizations, philanthropy and civil society.

Better Business Bureau (www.dayton.bbb.org) — provides profiles of Dayton and Miami Valley charities, including their programs, governance, fundraising practices and finances, as well as other valuable information. Reports are free and available through the BBB’s online charity report search.

Center for the Study of Philanthropy at City University of New York (www.philanthropy.org) — provides information on world-wide philanthropy, including multicultural, international and women’s philanthropy.

Charity Navigator (www.charitynavigator.org) — provides objective analysis of the financial health of more than 2,100 of the nation’s largest charities.

The Foundation Center (www.fdncenter.org) — provides educational and informational resources on philanthropy for the general public, as well as help for grantseekers in identifying appropriate funders and developing targeted proposals.

Guidestar (www.guidestar.org) — a searchable database, providing information about the programs and finances of more than 850,000 IRS-recognized not-for-profit organizations.


The Chronicle of Philanthropy (www.philanthropy.com)

Philanthropy News Digest (http://fdncenter.org/pnd/)

Philanthropy Magazine (www.philanthropyroundtable.org)

Trusts & Estates (www.trustsandestates.com)

These sites are provided for informational purposes only. Unless we expressly state otherwise, The Dayton Foundation makes no representations whatsoever concerning the content of these sites. They do not represent The Dayton Foundation’s endorsement, authorization, sponsorship or affiliation with respect to these sites, their owners or providers. When leaving www.daytonfoundation.org, we recommend you check the privacy policy of the site you are visiting before providing personal information.

All of the sites listed on this page are maintained by their own organizations and are subject to change.
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File date: 03.20.19


Michelle Lovely

“The Dayton Foundation has many planning resources and management tools to help you answer the who, when, what and how questions when implementing a charitable plan for your client.”
Michelle Lovely, vice president of Development and Donor Services, (937) 225-9948

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